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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance

Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance, the No. 368 import by value totaled $77.99 million for the month of October, $766.75 million through October of 2018, and $785.12 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Japan$168.85 M
2Germany$121.24 M
3Mexico$74.14 M
4Canada$68.72 M
5China$57.9 M
6United Kingdom$51.05 M
7South Korea$43.7 M
8France$42.27 M
9Brazil$28.49 M
10Austria$21.88 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $766.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $69,512,134
2Port Laredo $62,062,502
3Port of Charleston $60,930,542
4Port of Los Angeles $57,965,318
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $54,733,750
6Port of New Orleans $35,397,922
7Port of Long Beach $35,121,003
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $24,458,036
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $24,331,310
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $22,976,460

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 17.49 percent through October to $766.75 million

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 17.49 percent from $652.64 million to $766.75 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 368 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 383 for the last full year with a total value of $785.12 million, a $10.84 million, 1.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $168,853,170
2Germany $121,241,707
3Mexico $74,138,722
4Canada $68,723,283
5China $57,895,154
6United Kingdom $51,053,506
7South Korea $43,699,661
8France $42,265,584
9Brazil $28,485,654
10Austria $21,878,983

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $16,316,904
2Charleston $11,618,198
3New York City $11,478,671
4Laredo $11,319,102
5Seattle $10,908,451
6Cleveland $9,626,049
7Detroit $6,743,795
8Great Falls, Mont. $6,363,580
9Chicago $6,083,493
10Philadelphia $6,077,618

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 22.21 percent compared to last year to $69.51 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 10.81 percent compared to last year to $62.06 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 47.83 percent compared to last year to $60.93 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 18.16 percent compared to last year to $57.97 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 34.12 percent compared to last year to $54.73 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Japan increased $18.75 million, 12.49 percent, (22.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $23.86 million, 24.5 percent, (15.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $5.98 million, 8.78 percent, (9.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $625,481, 0.92 percent, (8.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $16.57 million, 40.08 percent, (7.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.02 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $490.85 million of the $766.75 million total.

All totaled, 39.8 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $305.2 million of the $766.75 million total